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Chief Information Officer
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for the planning, development, direction, management, and evaluation of University information and telecommunication systems. Reports directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Provides leadership, goal setting, planning and project coordination for the Information Technology Department. Coordinates the implementation and operation of computing hardware and operations, administrative information technology and programming, database and file management systems, networks and support services, microcomputer repair and services, training on installed systems, telecommunications, and support services for instructional computing. Develops and administers the information technology and telecommunications budget. Works with appropriate advisory committees to coordinate and communicate projects and activities. Coordinates the development and periodic revision of a long-term plan for Information Technology. Provides regular status reports to the Board of Regents. Organizes, plans and directs the Information Technology staff in executing department responsibilities. Selects, assigns and trains departmental staff; evaluates and recommends personnel requirements. Plans, coordinates and manages information systems and telecommunications hardware, software and network procurement processes. Coordinate with Chief Information Security Officer to ensure systems and network security and information assurance. Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to lift 25 lbs. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
Seven or more years' experience in information systems implementation, programming and analysis, including three years in a management or supervisory position.
Ability to plan, implement and monitor major projects with broad institutional impact, Knowledge of information systems methods and practices and knowledge of current computing hardware and systems. Skill in management of departmental budgets and procurement processes for administrative systems and computing hardware.
B.S. degree in Computer Science with M.S. degree preferred. Any combination equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in computer information sciences, business administration or related field.
Must have strong analytical and decision-making skills. Must be able to establish effective working relationships at all levels of the institution. Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing, to describe technical issues in non-technical terms, capacity to make presentations to diverse audiences, and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.